Ernesto Ramos is seated in the middle of a room playing his accordion while his daughter Marta dances next to him.
Back in July 2010, I discovered two South Korean naval vessels berthed at Lonsdale Quay, with invitations posted for the public to board. I marched up a gangplank and wandered about, impressed with all the hardware. I was also intrigued with the advertisements displayed inside for various South Korean arms manufacturers.
On May 26, I was invited to participate in the rededication of the cenotaph in North Vancouver.
Brain injuries can come suddenly, at the least expected moment, but the effects can be life altering and long lasting.
An Arts and Garden Festival will take place in central Lions Bay Sunday, May 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This year's festival has six residential gardens showcasing local Lions Bay artists as well as musical performances. In addition, the Village Hall will house a school Vancouver Biennial project created by students. Info: info@ lionsbayartscouncil.org.
THE public is invited to a solemn rite-of-passage for North Vancouver's war memorial cenotaph this Sunday.
Five Love Languages: A program based on the book by Dr. Gary Chapman for those interested in improving their relationship with others Wednesdays, May 22-June 5, 7 p.m. at West Vancouver Baptist Church, 450 Mathers Ave. Fee: $25, includes workbook. Registration: 604922-0911 or westvanbaptist. com.
The Royal Canadian Legion Langley Branch 21 is doing the cooking on May 25.
In your article "Strahl speaks on growing concern," (Times, April 30) Mark Strahl has taken on what I consider to be a local issue.
There's no denying that the Burnaby-Edmonds riding is one of the most diverse in the city, if not the province, with a vastly developing infrastructure to keep up with the changing needs of its populace.
Terry Kelly's passion for life has gained him international recognition as an award-winning singer/songwriter, motivational speaker, and a Paralympian (he's blind).
In seven years, the Harper government has made a number of changes to our country, many of which have not been for the best. We've seen a government that actively attacks science or anything else that impedes their ideological freight train of legislation. Democratic values are routinely eliminated or curtailed under this government. This government remains the only political party that has pleaded guilty to an offence in court in the history of Canada.
The Heroes Hockey Challenge game and gala will arrive for the first time in Abbotsford this weekend.
Job Fair: There will be a hiring fair at the WorkBC Employment Services Centre Thursday, April 4, 1-4 p.m. at 310260 West Esplanade, North Vancouver. Those looking for work in warehousing, forklift operating, general labour or as a millwright, electrician, CNC operator, machinist, mechanic, welder or fabricator or in administration, CSR or accounting can come to the site and meet with representatives of Aerotek job agency. Bring a resume and have a conversation with Aerotek.
Stanley Cup fever is building early in the Fraser Valley this season.
Nature Festival - Sizdah Bedar: Welcome in the Persian New Year at an Iranian picnic celebrating family and nature Sunday, March 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Ambleside Park, West Vancouver.
THE North Vancouver Block Watch is celebrating 25 years of watchful eyes with a free event at Centennial Theatre on Thursday, April 4.
The Heroes Hockey Challenge game and gala will arrive for the first time ever in Abbotsford in April.
The Stanley Cup, a Hockey Hall of Fame broadcaster and a parcel of former Vancouver Canucks stalwarts will be on hand next month as a team of ex-NHLers take on the Canadian military to help wounded soldiers and the families of their fallen comrades.